Halwai May 31, 2023


• 1/2 cup – sooji/rava
• 1.25 cup – water
• 1/2 cup – dry Almond powder
• 3/4 cup – Sugar
• A pinch of Saffron and Cardamom
• Handful of roasted cashews and Raisins
• 1/4 cup – Ghee


  1. In a little ghee, roast cashews and raisins and set aside. Fry rawa/sooji in the same pan on a low flame till it turns light golden brown. Add almond powder and cardamom.
  2. In another vessel, boil water and saffron.
  3. Add it to rawa/almond mixture gradually and stir continuously to avoid forming of lumps.
  4. When the rawa is cooked, add sugar and mix well.
  5. Add ghee and garnish with nuts and raisins.
  6. Recipe courtesy: Indian Vegetarian Kitchen